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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Hambleton
Town
Romanby
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 02-12-1926
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29835
Current location

Clock Tower
Harewood La
Romanby
Hambleton
North Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 370 940
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CLOCK TOWER WITH DEDICATORY PLAQUE ON ONE SIDE WITH WW2 NAMES ABOVE IT. WW1 NAMES ON ANOTHER FACE. SLIT WINDOWS ON EAST AND WEST SIDES. CLOCK ON NORTH AND SOUTH FACES WITH DOOR AT THE BASE OF THE SOUTH SIDE The hour-striking clock, with a Graham dead beat escapement, has 2 bronze skeleton dials, glazed with opal glass, and with gun metal main wheels & a nickel steel pendulum.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: (NAMES)/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN FROM THIS VILLAGE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 LEST WE FORGET SIDE TWO: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, R H
Brown, G W
Catchpole, F
Chapman, G
Clemmitt, R H
Coward, W
Exton, G E
Gains, T
Hills, C L
Holmes, H
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
Components
  • Tower
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Clock
    Measurements: width 2' 6"
    Materials: Bronze, Metal, Glass, Steel
Listing information
Condition
History
The clock was fixed by Howard on 2nd Dec 1926, and converted to auto wind and motor-driven strike in 1973.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
PARISH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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